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Carrie by  Stephen King - Signed First Edition - 1974 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-10741475247)

Carrie

Carrie by  Stephen King - Signed First Edition - 1974 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-10741475247)

Carrie

by King, Stephen

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine/Fine
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About This Item

Doubleday, 1974 First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy SIGNED by Stephen King with ALL the First Issue points such as the P6 code printed in gutter of p.199. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket is vibrant in color, with NO fading, chips or pieces missing. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a spectacular copy SIGNED by the author of this TRUE FIRST EDITION, in collector's condition. We buy Stephen King First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

Synopsis

First published in 1974, Carrie was Stephen King's first published novel.  This dark tale introduces the reader to Carrie White, a social outcast in her highschool, menaced by bullies while at school, and her religious nut of a mother at home.  Carrie gradually discovers that she has telekinetic powers, and woe to her tormentors...

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Details

Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-10741475247
Title
Carrie
Author
King, Stephen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday
Date published
1974

Terms of Sale

Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

All Books are American or British First Editions unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are present if stated. Returns may be made within 3 days of receipt if book is not described correctly. Reciprocal dealer courtesies extended.
A NOTE ABOUT CONDITION:
Our top condition is fine. Other dealers may use the words mint, untouched, very fine, etc. which mean the same thing. We try to refrain from using general terms like G, G+, G++, VG+, VG++, because we want to describe what the copy of the book really looks like. As a result, we almost never get any returns since the books are actually better looking than the way that they are described.
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We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books for resale. Trades and consignments will be considered. Please write or call to the above address.


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Copyright page
The page in a book that describes the lineage of that book, typically including the book's author, publisher, date of...[more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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